People’s ideas of private investigators don’t often align with what we do. Here are the 5 most common services rendered by private investigators, plus how long they take and what they cost.Details
David Herrera provides a personal account of the kidnapping, murder and investigation of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena – one the world’s most intense, prolonged and dangerous narcotics investigations of all time.Details
In January, 2020 I decided to venture into the world of podcasts. I ended up charting a different course than most in that I did not start a new podcast for Martin Investigative Services. Instead I focused on being a guest on existing podcasts, and how to get those appearances turned out to be a story in and of itself.
This is the story of that journey, and how it all worked out.Details
There’s a postal mail scam going around whereby a company is sending out fake invoices for web hosting. It’s similar to the fake domain renewal notice scam that goes around.
This scam has been going on for some time. The company names and addresses have varied and changed over time, but names they use (and have used) include: Web Host Agents, Certified Web, Main Street Web Pros, Sunshine Biz Services and more.Details
Over the past 60 days, Martin Investigative Services has received a significantly higher amount of inquiries from corporations that want bug sweep / TCSM services. What really might grab you is that they are requesting sweeps of residential homes. Traditionally about 80% of the bug sweep requests we receive come from executives in corporate America,…Details
Recently, corporations started hiring us to perform surveillance on executives that were supposed to be working from home during COVID. They were on the golf course or on their boats.Details
Chris & Craig talk with Tom about divorce, cults, mass shootings, drugs, the opioid epidemic, terrorism & Tom’s experience with Charles Manson.Details
Thomas G. Martin appears as a guest on the School for Startups Radio podcast to discuss what it’s like to own and operate a private investigative firm.Details
Private investigator Thomas Martin appears as the guest on the Through a Therapist’s Eyes Podcast to discuss the Human Sex Trafficking crisis.Details
Special guest Thomas Martin joins Adam Schultz on the Water Cooler Talk Podcast to discuss protecting your online reputation from a stubborn ex, the costly impact of drug trafficking and how geofence data could change the future of law enforcement.Details
Have plenty of free time on your hands due to the Coronavirus Stay-At-Home? It’s a great time to get your living trust put together.Details
Thomas Martin was recently interviewed for an article in Law.com. The former federal agent said attorneys are his most frequent clients. “You either find the assets or you don’t. You either get the guy off for murder or you don’t. You either locate the person and do a background, or you don’t. There’s no gray area in our work.”Details
These are some uncharted and anxiety-driven times, to say the least.
Over the past 10 days, there’s been a spike in the number of people calling our office, asking us to locate their relatives. The level of interest is similar to that of the Christmas season. People seem concerned and worried about relatives that they haven’t seen for some time – be it for a few months or many decades.Details
Shortly after attorneys are retained and spouses are served, most people quickly surmise they are swimming in the quicksand of the family law court system. Many feel violated and abused, like victims of an unfair and uncaring court system.
Incompetent attorneys, outrageous fees, callous and going-through-the-motions judges, knucklehead forensic accounts, amateurish 730 evaluators and incompetent private investigators often seem to dominate the process.Details
There are very few constants in the world of private investigation, but if there is one, it’s that private investigators are extremely busy on Valentine’s Day. But this has started to expand to Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s how it all works, and why.Details
The Netflix’ film Marriage Story is largely a story about what typically happens during divorce: Both sides hire bulldog lawyers. As private investigators, we’ve worked with hundreds of divorce lawyers through the years, and we are happy to help with free recommendations for family law attorneys. Choosing the right one is likely one of the most important decisions you will make in your life.Details
Our executive clients sometimes inquire if we know of anyone who can assist them with public speaking and/or training for TV, radio and print interviews. These clients range from Fortune 100 clients, business executives, government, non-profits, sport figures, entertainment industry, attorneys, social media personalities and entrepreneurs. Most have no formal training – and it shows.Details
I had some of my staff members research some high-quality podcasts with wide and diverse audiences. Here’s their Top 5 picks.Details
We get a lot of calls asking for a good private investigator in the Hawaiian Islands, so we set out to find 4 “best of the best” local investigators.Details